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Yates County Cemetery Project
Part IX: Cemeteries in the town of Barrington


Loomis cemetery

This is a small neighborhood burying ground that appears to have served several families who owned farms close by. The Loomis family erected an iron fence around their plot, and within it is the oldest remaining burial, that of Nathaniel Barnes.

The cemetery is in an undeveloped lot within a subdivision inaccessible from the highway except along a private road. The burying ground is neglected and has been unmaintained for many years, though it stands unmolested in its grove of old oak trees. Most of the stones have now fallen, and some that were read within the last 20 years now seem to be missing. It is evident from the ground that there are some now-unmarked burials.

The plot is often called the Bassett Cemetery.



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4 pairs of uninscribed fieldstones

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4 single uninscribed fieldstones

Barnes Nathaniel D.

1823 Oct 17

D ae 55 [Loomis plot]

Bassett Drusilla [Eddy]

1829 Sep 18

D ae 30, [1st] wife of Allen Bassett [Eddy monument]

Boyce Beulah Tuttle Bassett #


Mother of Allen Bassett & wife of Justus Bassett & John Boyce [also recorded in Hillside Cemetery section B]

Boyce John #


Second husband of Beulah Tuttle Bassett

Brown Deborah W.

1843 Apr 13

D ae 33/3/19, wife of Ira Brown [Eddy monument]

Deming Daniel W.

1834 Mar 7

D ae 1/3/4, son of Aaron & Almira Deming

Deming Harriet A.

1838 Sep 15

D ae 1, daughter of Aaron & Almira Denting

Eddy Richard

1824 Jul 9

D ae 49/10/21 [Eddy monument]

Eddy Susannah

1831 Oct 20

D ae 51/1 day [Eddy monument]

Eddy Ziba C.

1841 Aug 11

D ae 32/11/22 [Eddy monument]

Johnson Clarissa Vosburg #

1832 May 18

D ae 26, first wife of Lyman Johnson & daughter of Evert & Catharine Vosburg

Loomis Gideon

1854 May 13

D ae 51/2/24 [Loomis plot]

Loomis Lydia [Barnes]

1848 Mar 16

D ae 47/1/2, wife of [Gide]on Loomis [Loomis plot]

Vosburg Catherine #

1839 Sep 27

D ae 72/8/12, wife of Evert Vosburg

Vosburg Evert #

1832 Jul 14

D ae 67/4/24

Westcott Castner #

1842 Dec 19

D ae 5 months 3 days, son of Elder James & Mary Burt Westcott


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